Teaching Children with ADHD

Teaching Children with ADHD
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
  • Description
  • Objectives
  • Outline
  • Materials
  • System Requirements

Children are all different, with unique strengths and weaknesses. Educators and parents must remember that when working with children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Our Teaching Children with ADHD course discusses the basic structure of ADHD and various executive functions. We describe how to properly communicate with children and how to address challenging behaviors. We also explore how to help children set achievable goals and gain perseverance.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall the characteristics of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Identify the basics of executive functions and communication challenges
  • Recognize techniques for collaboration and stress reduction
  • Describe steps for intentional goal setting

Teaching Children with ADHD Module 1  
Beyond the Basics

ADHD is considered a neurodevelopmental disorder of the brain’s self-management system. Our first module discusses the basics of ADHD so you can gain an understanding of how to view and interact with your students. We also explore the importance of exercise and movement while learning.

  • Is it Attention Deficit?
  • Is ADHD on the Rise?
  • Stop the Fidgeting
  • Let Them Move
  • What Can Be Part of ADHD?

Teaching Children with ADHD Module 2
Executive Functions and Communication

In this module we describe the concepts of executive function and how it impacts learning, behavior, and motivation. Executive functioning challenges sometimes go hand in hand with communication challenges. We explore how to model and teach proper communication skills.

  • Intelligence and Executive Functions
  • Flexible Thinking
  • Educating Parents
  • Communication Challenges
  • Modeling and Teaching Communication

Teaching Children with ADHD Module 3
Collaboration and Stress Reduction

What factor causes students to act out the most? We address some potential answers to this question in this module, as well as techniques for dealing with challenging behaviors. We also discuss the impact of stress on teachers and students and ways to cope with it.

  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviors
  • Building Skills for Systemic Change
  • Problem Solving
  • Impact of Stress, Managing, and Reducing
  • Neuroscience of Stress

Teaching Children with ADHD Module 4
Grit and Goal Setting

In order to help students develop grit and perseverance, we must first address potential challenges that some students face in learning. Our final module discusses these challenges, as well as how to engage students in their own learning by setting intentional goals.

  • Helping Students Develop Grit and Perseverance
  • What is Your Mindset?
  • Why Is Goal Setting Important?
  • Intentional Goal Setting
  • Steps for Achieving Goals

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player